Why the Rise of ‘Counter-Elites’ Spells Bad News for the UK

Sommer Saadi, Merryn Webb Bloomberg June 30, 2023 Link


Peter Turchin joins Merryn Talks Money to discuss his book End Times, a look at how income inequality surges when the balance of power favors the elites.

The idea that history is cyclical is hardly new. But exactly what drives those cycles is up for debate. On this week’s Merryn Talks Money, Peter Turchin, author of End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites and the Path of Political Disintegration, suggests he’s solved the puzzle….

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